Be a Wildlifer | WWF-Canada

Help wildlife where you live

Wildlife are struggling to hold on in places that are ours to preserve and protect. We know when enough of us are on the ground, doing our part to help nature thrive, we can give them a fighting chance. Together, we can make protecting wildlife a way of life.

Select your province to learn more about the events and actions that will make a difference near you.

Alberta | British ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundlandNova Scotia | NunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewan | Yukon

 

Alberta

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Pronghorn need you to prevent collisions

By reporting wildlife sightings along major highways, you can reduce collisions and help pronghorn cross the fragmented prairie landscape safely.

Get the app

 

Calgary amphibians need you to answer the call of the wetland

Help survey Calgary’s wetlands to learn more about your city’s amphibians. Join a planned survey day or use the app to report amphibian calls and your sightings.

Become a citizen scientist

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

British Columbia

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Sea lions, fish and turtles need you to pick up your garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Manitoba

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Newfoundland

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Whales, fish and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

New Brunswick

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

Nova Scotia

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

Whales, turtles and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Northwest Territories

 

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Whales, turtles and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Nunavut

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Walrus, murre and Arctic char need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Ontario

Help stop the spread of invasive species with rare 

Cambridge, Ontario | July 13 & 25

Help rare Charitable Research Reserve remove garlic mustard, Himalayan Balsam and other invasive plants that are taking over the Preston Flats floodplain. By allowing native plants to return, you’re creating a better home for the wildlife that depend on them. Each volunteer day will have a morning (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and afternoon (1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) session.

Join a volunteer day

 

Fight Phragmites in Cambridge with rare

Cambridge, Ontario | August 10, 15 & 29

Join with rare Charitable Research Reserve to remove Phragmites, an aggressive invasive reed that grows so big it crowds out native plants and wildlife. Each volunteer day will have a morning (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and afternoon (1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) session.

Volunteer to make room for biodiversity

 

Fight Phragmites in Collingwood with Nottawasaga Conservation Authority

Collingwood, Ontario | August 18

Help save your shoreline by fighting the invasion of Phragmites. You’ll get up close and personal with this non-native reed that threatens biodiversity and wildlife habitat by cutting stalks and removing it from the water. There will be two sessions: 8 – 11:30 a.m. and 1 – 4:30 p.m. with lunch in between. Volunteers are welcome to attend the morning, afternoon or full day.

Join the fight 

 

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Backyard wildlife need you to give them a better home

Anytime

The Carolinian Zone is home to more at-risk species than anywhere else in Canada. Your green space can stop them from disappearing.

Turn your garden into a habitat

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Prince Edward Island

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Gannets, frogs and fish need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

Quebec

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Monarchs need you to go on a mission

May - October | Montreal

Help the Montreal Insectarium find and protect the monarch’s breeding grounds. Just find milkweed, check for caterpillars and share your observations.

Become a citizen scientist

 

Urban wildlife in Montreal need your help

Montreal

Join together with other bioneers - citizens, scientists, decision-makers and corporate communities who are working to protect biodiversity and share knowledge.

Take part in an urban biodiversity project

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

Saskatchewan

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Pronghorn need you to prevent collisions

By reporting wildlife sightings along major highways, you can reduce collisions and help pronghorn cross the fragmented prairie landscape safely.

Get the app

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Yukon

Ocean wildlife need your help to keep oil & gas out of protected areas

Protected parts our oceans are meant to be safe havens for whales, sea turtles and fish, but they aren’t really protected at all if we leave them open to oil and gas extraction. Soon, the federal government will decide whether these activities should be officially banned from all marine protected areas. They need to hear from you.

Show your support for strong protections

 

Ducks, otters and fish need you to pick up your garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup